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What Your Poop is Trying to Tell You (Infographic)

What Your Poop is Trying to Tell You (Infographic)

Poop can be quite the taboo (unless you’re a five-year-old). It’s time we start giving our poop a closer look and a larger conversation. Just like your hair, fingernails and skin, poop gives you valuable information about your diet and health. Don’t be scared of this super appetizing topic. Your body is trying to tell you something — read below to find out what.

 

Infographic by Jolene Foo and designed by Ima Mori.

HealthWorks.my is Malaysia’s leading health community that inspires people to make better choices for their health, fitness and happiness.

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Kara Foran

Kara is an editor for Care2's Healthy Living. She's happiest when engaging with creative, bright and loving people--whether they are the stranger on the bus or a friend of twenty years. Her passion for people is only matched by her love of animals and a deep interest in whole and raw food benefits. She constantly looks for ways to make her daily lifestyle healthier and more fulfilling--a wonderful and never-ending task.

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7:01PM PDT on Sep 28, 2014

Interesting infographic, informative.

It isn't always a case of 'the same poop, different pile,' since obviously our poop can certainly tell us what is going on in our bodies given the different colours, textures and shapes.

6:20PM PDT on Sep 28, 2014

I love poop talks!

2:26AM PDT on Sep 19, 2014

Well, I do actually look at what's been excreted, and it looks like everyone in our household is fairly healthy based on that!

3:14AM PDT on Sep 16, 2014

I need a copy of this for my bathroom!

11:53AM PDT on Aug 20, 2014

Very interesting read. Icky topic, but valuable information.

6:37AM PDT on Aug 18, 2014

wow... just ...wow...pretty informative, actually...

5:57AM PDT on Aug 18, 2014

Talking poop???

5:32AM PDT on Jul 30, 2014

Danke ,man könnte dieses Poster an viele WC Wänden aufhängen

3:20AM PDT on Jul 14, 2014

interesting

1:39PM PDT on Jul 8, 2014

Interesting descriptions and graphics. I will never look at a poop again without seeing it with a smilie face!

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